Trivest Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Trivest Partners has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 10 others.

Trivest Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (16%) and healthcare services (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%) and recapitalization (29%). In total, Trivest Partners has invested in 23 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Trivest Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (44%). Trivest Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold American Covers for $340M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity105
    • M&A Buy Activity73
    • M&A Sell Activity32
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 9

Trivest Partners

550 South Dixie Highway, Suite 300,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
United States
(305) 858-2200
www.trivest.com
info@trivest.com

Trivest is a private equity firm that invests in North American middle-market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations, and growth capital financings. For platform investments, sectors of interest include niche manufacturing, value-added distribution, business services, and consumer products/services. The Firm seeks businesses with at least $4 million of EBITDA and valued between $20 and $250 million. Trivest prefers control-based situations but will also consider minority or co-investment opportunities. For add-on opportunities, Trivest will consider companies globally with valuations starting at $1 million. Trivest Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Packaging, Plastics, Safety/Security

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA 4 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 51 7 6 5 4 - 73
Sell (1.6/yr) # 24 1 2 5 - - 32
vol $546M $120M $666M
  105

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
LMC Landscape Partners 2022-10-01 - Consolidation
Dallas, Texas · www.lmclandscapepartners.com
OpenRoad 2022-09-06 - Consolidation
Austin, Texas · www.openroadcollision.com
Thermal Concepts LLC 2022-05-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Davie, Florida · www.thermalconcepts.com
Creative Multicare, LLC 2022-01-07 - Growth Capital
Atlanta, Georgia · www.creativemulticare.com
Lamark Media 2021-12-15 - Growth Capital
Boca Raton, Florida · www.lamarkmedia.com
Big Truck Rental 2021-10-18 - Secondary Buyout
Tampa, Florida · www.bigtruckrental.com
Transit, Inc. 2021-10-11 - Growth Capital
Levis, Quebec · www.transitinc.com
Family First Homecare 2021-09-09 - Growth Capital
Tampa, Florida · www.myfamilyfirsthc.com
Veritran Colombia S.A.S 2021-08-31 - Growth Capital
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.veritran.com
Columbus Recycling Corp. 2021-08-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Mississippi · www.columbusrecycling.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Novatech, Inc. 2017-08-02 Service Technologies - Copier/ Printer Division 2017-12-07 4
Nashville, Tennessee · www.novatech.net Los Angeles, California
GetixHealth LLC 2015-03-02 Grant & Weber Washington, Inc. - Early-Out Recovery Services Business 2015-07-09 3
Houston, Texas · www.getixhealth.com Calabasas, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 8 (24%) - 11 (15%) -
Consumer Products 1 (3%) - 5 (7%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (9%) - 5 (7%) -
Distribution 3 (9%) - 4 (5%) -
Information Technology 3 (9%) - 4 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 4 (5%) -
Software 3 (9%) - 4 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Environmental 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Food 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Franchising - - 2 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (3%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Construction 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
E-Commerce 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (1%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 34 - 73 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 30 (88%) - 65 (89%) -
  Florida 9 (26%) - 17 (23%) -
  Georgia 3 (9%) - 6 (8%) -
  New York 4 (12%) - 5 (7%) -
  Texas 4 (12%) - 4 (5%) -
  North Carolina 2 (6%) - 4 (5%) -
  Illinois 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  California - - 3 (4%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Tennessee 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Minnesota 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Indiana 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Utah - - 2 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (3%) -
  Oregon 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (1%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
Canada 3 (9%) - 7 (10%) -
  Ontario 2 (6%) - 6 (8%) -
  Quebec 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Argentina 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 30 (88%) - 65 (89%) -
Cross-border 4 (12%) - 8 (11%) -
Total 34 - 73 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (24%) - 28 (38%) -
Recapitalization 7 (21%) - 21 (29%) -
Growth Capital 11 (32%) - 15 (21%) -
Consolidation 5 (15%) - 5 (7%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 34 - 73 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (44%) 100M (15%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (25%) 566M (85%)
Trade Sale 4 (13%) -
Merger 2 (6%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Shut Down 1 (3%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 32 $666M

Top M&A Advisors

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2
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1
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1
Legal Deals
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
2
Greenberg Traurig LLP
2
Akerman Senterfitt LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $566M
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $666M
Largest American Covers, Inc. (dba Handstands)
$340M (2016-05-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
47%
15 (47%)
Strategic(s)
44%
14 (44%)

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